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Smeets, Ed; Roeleveld, Jaap – European Journal of Special Needs Education, 2016
This paper addresses the identification of pupils with special educational needs (SEN) in mainstream primary schools by their teachers. Data were analysed from two consecutive measurement occasions of a large cohort study in the Netherlands. The types and severity of pupils' problems, and their school careers were studied. Around 25% of the pupils…
Descriptors: Special Education, Special Education Teachers, Special Needs Students, Elementary School Students
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Bos, Henny; Gartrell, Nanette; Roeleveld, Jaap; Ledoux, Guuske – Youth & Society, 2016
This study examined whether Dutch children reared in families headed by female same-sex parents differ in civic competence from Dutch children reared by opposite-sex parents. The participants, drawn from a national sample, included 32 children (11-13 years old) parented by female same-sex couples who were matched on demographic characteristics…
Descriptors: Homosexuality, Family Characteristics, Mothers, Citizen Participation
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Biermans, Maarten; De Jong, Uulkje; Van Leeuwen, Marko; Roeleveld, Jaap – European Journal of Education, 2005
This study focuses on the shortage of graduates in science/technology in the Netherlands. First, the potential reserves of students in science/technology are mapped. Second, the effects of measures to mobilise the reserves are investigated in terms of size and cost effectiveness. Efforts aimed at solving the enormous shortage of higher education…
Descriptors: Science Education, Foreign Countries, Technology Education, Science and Society
Biermans, Maarten; de Jong, Uulkje; van Leeuwen, Marko; Roeleveld, Jaap – European Journal: Vocational Training, 2005
Efforts aimed at solving the enormous shortage of higher education graduates in science and technology in the Netherlands should start by evaluating what is available in this area. Research shows that the country's vast resources include considerable reserves of science and technology talent. These reserves comprise students who, although having…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Science Education, Technology Education, Higher Education
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Karsten, Sjoerd; Felix, Charles; Ledoux, Guuske; Meijnen, Wim; Roeleveld, Jaap; Van Schooten, Erik – Education and Urban Society, 2006
Across Europe, urban education systems are struggling with the process of integration of immigrants in schools. The process of inclusion and exclusion in European cities shows many similarities with earlier experiences in U.S. cities. This article explores the most important aspects of this new urban phenomenon and its impact on urban school…
Descriptors: Immigrants, School Segregation, Urban Schools, Elementary Schools
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Stoel, Reinoud D.; Roeleveld, Jaap; Peetsma, Thea; van den Wittenboer, Godfried; Hox, Joop – Learning & Individual Differences, 2006
This paper discusses two methodological issues regarding the analysis of longitudinal data using structural equation modeling that emerged during the reconsideration of the analysis of a recent study on the relationship between academic motivation and language achievement in elementary education [Stoel R.D., Peetsma, T.T.D. and Roeleveld, J.…
Descriptors: Longitudinal Studies, Structural Equation Models, Language Aptitude, Elementary Education
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Block, Henk; Otter, Martha E.; Roeleveld, Jaap – Studies in Educational Evaluation, 2002
Studied evaluation practices and the attitudes of teachers in the Netherlands toward these practices through a survey of 617 teachers and 214 principals. Findings show assessment routines to be strongly domain-dependent. Teachers have a preference for curriculum-embedded tests and the grading of work sheets above norm-referenced tests. Overall,…
Descriptors: Coping, Educational Assessment, Evaluation Methods, Foreign Countries
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Peetsma, Thea; Vergeer, Margaretha; Karsten, Sjoerd; Roeleveld, Jaap – Educational Review, 2001
Comparison of matched pairs of elementary students in mainstream and special education showed that, after 2 years (n=504), students with disabilities achieved more in math in regular education; motivation was higher in special education. After 4 years (n=216), those in regular education had progressed more academically than those in special…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Behavior Problems, Cognitive Development, Elementary Education
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Karsten, Sjoerd; Ledoux, Guuske; Roeleveld, Jaap; Felix, Charles; Elshof, Dorothe – Educational Policy, 2003
Explores how school choice has influenced ethnic segregation in Dutch primary schools. Shows that native Dutch parents are significantly more interested in a match between their social and cultural background and the pupil composition of schools than ethnic minority parents. Both groups of parents generally reject predominately…
Descriptors: Elementary Education, Ethnic Discrimination, Parent Empowerment, Politics of Education